Difference between revisions of "Petals"

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A Hibiscus plant with white and pink petals.  
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A Hibiscus plant with white petals.  
 
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Source: http://www.usbg.gov/

Revision as of 19:56, 5 April 2006


Petal 1. a whorl (whorled) of structures that surround the inner reproductive organs of a flower. Together they are called the corolla. They often attract insects by color or nectar, facilitating pollination.

a picture of the structure of a flower petal Flower.gif

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Hibiscus_waimeae_flower.jpg

A Hibiscus plant with white petals.

Source: http://www.usbg.gov/